FAIRFIELD—Award-winning author-illustrator, Grace Lin, will visit St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School on Tuesday, March 26. All local preschoolers and their caretakers are invited to a special story time and book signing from 8:45 to 9:30 am in the Parish Center. Ms. Lin will present her 2019 Caldecott Honor book, A Big Mooncake for Little Star. The event is for children up to six years old. A story-related craft activity will follow the reading.
The event is free, but space is limited. Please contact Julie Wallace, JuWallace@stasonline.net by 3/22 to register.
Advance copies of her books for signing may be ordered through the Fairfield University Bookstore, 1499 Post Road, Fairfield.
About Grace Lin
Grace Lin, a NY Times bestselling author/ illustrator, won the Newbery Honor for “Where the Mountain Meets the Moon” and the Theodor Geisel Honor for “Ling and Ting.” Her most recent novel “When the Sea Turned to Silver” was a National Book Award Finalist and her most recent picture book, “A Big Mooncake for Little Star” was awarded the Caldecott Honor. Grace is also a commentator for New England Public Radio, a reviewer for the NY Times, a video essayist for PBS NewsHour, and the speaker of the popular TEDx talk, “The Windows and Mirrors of Your Child’s Bookshelf.” In 2016, Grace’s art was displayed at the White House where Grace, herself, was recognized by President Obama’s office as a Champion of Change for Asian American and Pacific Islander Art and Storytelling.